Properties Currently Circulating

Cartwright Public School

Appendix A

At its June 21st Board meeting TDSB declared the Cartwright Public School surplus for sale and referred the property to the Toronto Lands Corporation to complete a transaction.  On July 13, 2017 TLC circulated the property to qualifying bodies having a priority right to purchase in accordance with Regulation 444/98 of the Education Act.  Interested parties covered by the Regulation are required to submit an expression of interest on or before October 11, 2017 and an offer to purchase on or before January 9, 2018.

Property Description

Cartwright Public School is located at 99 Cartwright Avenue.  The original single storey building was constructed in 1953 but has undergone 5 major renovations, the most recent completed in 2016.   It has a reported gross floor area of 54,122 square feet, and is located on approximately 6 acres of land in the vicinity of Dufferin Street and Wilson Avenue.

The existing tenant occupies the property until August 31, 2027 and has a first right of purchase subordinate to the senior rights of offer stipulated by Regulation 444/98 of the Education Act.

Nelson A. Boylen

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Nelson A. Boylen, municipally located at 155 Falstaff Avenue, is a secondary school that closed as per TDSB resolution effective June, 2016.

The site is approximately 11 acres (4.45 hectares), relatively flat, and is improved with a 2-storey stand-alone former school building of approximately 104,497 square feet (9,708 sq. m.), built circa 1964, and situated south of Highway 401, east of Jane Street in Toronto.

Current Official Plan designation is Neighbourhood (N) and Zoning is R4-Residential.

Mandatory Regulation 180 day Circulation expires on March 8, 2017.

  • The TDSB site was declared surplus by the Board on June, 22, 2016, with the direction for TLC to proceed with a sale.
  • Effective September 9, 2016, the mandatory regulatory circulation process has begun with an Initial Expiry date of December 8, 2016, for specified public agencies to forward, in writing, its Expression of Interest to the Toronto Lands Corporation.
  • Subject to providing its mandatory notification by no later than December 8, 2016, the public agency has an opportunity to provide an offer to purchase at market value on or before March 8, 2017.
  • An expression of interest was received by a public agency within this time frame. TLC is currently in negotiations with the public agency.

Sir Robert L. Borden

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Sir Robert L. Borden, municipally located at 200 Poplar Road, is a secondary school that closed as per TDSB resolution effective June, 2016.

The site is approximately 11.93 acres (4.83 hectares), irregular in shape, and is improved with a 2-storey stand-alone former school building of approximately 142,579 square feet (13,246 sq. m.), built circa 1965, and situated in the Kingston Road and Lawrence Avenue East area of Toronto.

Current Official Plan designation is Neighbourhood (N) and Zoning is Institutional.

Mandatory Regulation 180 day Circulation expires on March 8, 2017.

  • The TDSB site was declared surplus by the Board on June, 22, 2016, with the direction for TLC to proceed with a sale.
  • Effective September 9, 2016, the mandatory regulatory circulation process has begun with an Initial Expiry date of December 8, 2016, for specified public agencies to forward, in writing, its Expression of Interest to the Toronto Lands Corporation.
  • Subject to providing its mandatory notification by no later than December 8, 2016, the public agency has an opportunity to provide an offer to purchase at market value on or before March 8, 2017.
  • Should no public agencies provide an Initial Expression of Interest or subsequent Offer to Purchase within the requisite timelines, the TLC will take the necessary steps in order to proceed with an open market, FOR SALE, through a real estate broker of record.

Thistletown

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Thistletown, municipally located at 925 Albion Road, is a school building that has been leased to the City of Toronto since 1985 and is known as the “Thistletown Multi-Service Centre” to operate its’ multiple recreation programs and community services.

The site is approximately 4.52 acres (1.83 hectares), irregular in shape, and is improved with a 3-storey stand-alone former school building of approximately 52,421 square feet (4,870 sq. m.), originally built circa 1946 with additions and alternations over the years.

Current Official Plan designation is Neighbourhood/Mixes Use and Zoning is R2-Residenital.

Mandatory Regulation 180 day Circulation expires on March 8, 2017.

  • The TDSB site was declared surplus by the Board on August 24, 2016, with the direction for TLC to initiate the process for disposition with the goal of retaining community services currently operating on the site.
  • Effective September 9, 2016, the mandatory regulatory circulation process has begun with an Initial Expiry date of December 8, 2016, for specified public agencies to forward, in writing, its Expression of Interest to the Toronto Lands Corporation.
  • Subject to providing its mandatory notification by no later than December 8, 2016, the public agency has an opportunity to provide an offer to purchase at market value on or before March 8, 2017.
  • TLC will report back to TDSB to advise on the public agency process.
  • Please be advised that on July 12, 2016, the City of Toronto Council adopted the following motion:“City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to negotiate and submit an offer to the Toronto Lands Corporation for the acquisition of the property municipally known as 925 Albion Road (Thistletown Multi-Service Centre), funded from the remaining balance of the Land Acquisition Reserve Fund allocated to the School Lands Acquisition Framework and with additional contribution of funding from the Parkland Acquisition Reserve Funds, and on such other terms and conditions as may be acceptable to the Chief Corporate Officer, in consultation with the Executive Director, Social Development Finance and Administration, and the General Manager Parks, Forestry and Recreation, and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.”

Buttonwood Hill

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At its February 8, 2017 Board Meeting, TDSB declared Buttonwood Public School surplus for sale and referred the property to the Toronto Lands Corporation to complete a transaction.  On July 13, 2017 TLC circulated the property to bodies having a first right of offer in accordance with Regulation 444/98 of the Education Act.   Interested parties were required to submit an initial expression of interest on or before May 25, 2017 in order to meet the 90 day regulatory deadline.

Property Description

Buttonwood Public School is located at 100 Allanhurst Drive.  The single storey 30,555 square foot building constructed in 1964 is located on 6 acres of land in the vicinity of Royal York Road and Eglinton Avenue.    It has a rated capacity of 371 pupils.

Current Status

TLC received one expression of interest before the stipulated 90 day deadline and has finalized a conditional agreement of purchase and sale with another public school board.  If a firm agreement is reached, closing of the sale will likely occur within 3-6 months.

Greenwood SS

Appendix A

 

At its June 21st Board meeting TDSB declared the Greenwood Secondary School surplus for lease and referred the property to the Toronto Lands Corporation to complete a transaction.  On July 13, 2017 TLC circulated the property to qualifying bodies having a priority right to lease pursuant to Regulation 444/98 of the Education Act.   Qualifying interested parties are required to submit an initial expression of interest on or before October 11, 2017 and an offer to lease on or before January 9, 2018.

Property Description

Greenwood Secondary School is located at 24 Mountjoy Avenue.  The 3 storey building was constructed in 1971, has a gross floor area of 84,463 square feet, and is situated on approximately 0.9 acres of land in the vicinity of Coxwell Avenue and Danforth Avenue.  Its rated capacity is 402 pupils.

Baycrest PS

On April 19, 2017 TDSB declared the Baycrest Public School surplus for sale and referred the property to the Toronto Lands Corporation to complete a transaction.  The Board motion also directed that the Baycrest students be relocated to the nearby Sir Sandford Fleming School.

On August 25, 2017 TLC circulated the property to qualifying bodies having a priority right to purchase in accordance with Regulation 444/98 of the Education Act.  Interested parties are required to submit an expression of interest on or before November 23, 2017 and an offer to purchase on or before February 21, 2018.

In order to give time for the renovations to be completed at the new school location, any sale of the Baycrest is not expected to be completed until the spring of 2019.

Property Description

Baycrest Public School is located at 145 Baycrest Avenue.  This single story building was constructed in 1953.  It has a gross floor area of 22,206 square feet and is situated on approximately 5.4 acres of land in the area of Bathurst Street and Wilson Avenue.  .  It has a rated capacity of 176 pupils.